Touring the NU Campus (34 photos)
Niagara University's 160-acre main campus runs along the top of picturesque Monteagle Ridge overlooking the Niagara River Gorge, just four miles north of the world-famous waterfalls. The location of the main campus is adjacent to the international border between the United States and Canada and not far from the American and Canadian cities of Buffalo and Toronto.
RidgeFest 2012 | April 23-29, 2012 (55 photos)
Neither snow nor rain nor a forecasted April storm could stop RidgeFest, Niagara University's annual campus-wide community celebration, from presenting a full slate of events April 23-29, 2012.Students, faculty and staff participated in a wide variety of programming that included TKE’s Crush Cancer, a dodgeball tournament, ice cream social, powder puff football game, carnival, fireworks display, game show-styled events, Dancing with the NU Stars, To Write Love on Her Arms speaker Denny Kolsch, and much more.
Student Culture Expo | 12.01.11 (14 photos)
The Castellani Art Museum, usually host to artworks by some of the most acclaimed artists to ever live, transformed into a location for current Niagara University students to put their pieces on display. The event was the brainchild of CAM intern Laura Brownlie, '12.
Dining for Success | 11.03.11 (10 photos)
Niagara University's Office of Career Services sponsors an event every semester that provides NU students with a hands-on seminar on business dining etiquette.
Walk to Whirlpool State Park | 09.02.11 (49 photos)
A longtime Niagara University tradition was reinstated in the fall of 2011, when hundreds of NU freshmen took a leisurely stroll to Whirlpool State Park. The event, which includes a picnic in the park, is a way for new students to get to know one another just as their collegiate careers are beginning.
New Student Orientation | Summer 2011 (92 photos)
New students are welcomed to Niagara University with an orientation session that provides a "crash course" (the fun kind) in what it means to be an NU student.
Day of Service | 06.09.11 (33 photos)
More than 100 Niagara University employees tackled community service projects throughout Western New York on June 9, 2011, as part of NU's annual Day of Service.
Undergraduate Commencement | 05.22.11 (36 photos)
Pulitzer Prize winner Isabel Wilkerson addressed Niagara University students during undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 22, 2011, at the University at Buffalo's Alumni Arena.
Graduate Commencement | 05.21.11 (21 photos)
Best-selling author Richard Florida addressed Niagara University students during graduate commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at NU's Gallagher Center.
Standards for Santa Week | Dec. 2010 (44 photos)
Standards for Santa Week, an annual program initiated in 2005 by Niagara University's College of Education, brings together dozens of education majors and more than 300 local schoolchildren each year to participate in a smorgasbord of holiday-themed activities based upon New York State Learning Standards.
President's Dinner | 11.13.10 (36 photos)
A jubilant, record-setting crowd converged upon the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel Event Center in Niagara Falls, N.Y., on Nov.13, 2010, to attend Niagara University's annual President's Dinner. The event was headlined by the celebration of the Rev.Joseph L. Levesque's 10th anniversary as NU president.
John Furlong, chief executive officer of the organizing committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, appeared before a standing room-only crowd in Niagara University's Alumni Chapel on Oct.28, 2010, to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Castellani Art Museum Gala | 10.16.10 (44 photos)
The Castellani Art Museum welcomed more than 200 guests to its eighth annual gala on Saturday, Oct.16, 2010, the proceeds of which will benefit the museum’s art education and exhibition-related programs.
Vincentian Heritage Convocation | 09.30.10 (25 photos)
Six Niagara University alumni were recognized on Sept. 30, 2010, as part of a convocation celebrating Vincentian Heritage Week. Honorees recognized included Paul M.McManus, '65; Robert, ’65, ’90 (Hon.) & Concetta, ’65, Dwyer; the Rev. Vincent J. O’Malley, C.M., M.S., ’80; and Vincent Agnello, J.D.
A Day of Service | 09.25.10 (9 photos)
On Sept. 25, 2010, hundreds of Niagara University students, along with university faculty and staff and local community-based organizations participated in what might have been the largest single service project in the history of Niagara University.
On Sept. 2, 2010, 30 young men and women from various Western New York high schools assembled at 6:45 a.m.in Cheektowaga to board the NU Express, a Niagara University-themed shuttle that transported them to the university's campus in Lewiston. We captured their experience.
New Student Convocation | 08.27.10 (30 photos)
Niagara University welcomed the newest members of its community to Monteagle Ridge during the university’s annual New Student Convocation ceremony on Aug. 27, 2010.
Undergraduate Commencement | 05.23.10 (19 photos)
Niagara University held its undergraduate commencement exercises on May 23, 2010.
Graduate Commencement Ceremony | 5.22.10 (11 photos)
On May 22, 2010, Niagara University held its commencement ceremony for the graduate class of 2010. Bob Woodruff of ABC News offered the commencement address.
On May 1, 2010, the ribbon was cut on the renovated Leary Theatre in the new Elizabeth Ann Clune Center for Theatre in Clet Hall.
Vincentian Heritage Convocation | 09.24.09 (13 photos)
Niagara University honored four distinguished people with awards on Sept. 24, 2009.